• Portrait Dominique Demachy

    08/2007 – Freedom and good fun. Dominique Demachy reached Pointe à Pitre on November 21st 2006, completing the Route du Rhum on board Gifi before heading to the Paris Boat Show, where Nauticnews met the award-winning skipper, who lives in Villeneuve-sur-Lot in the south-west of France. You just finished your first Route du Rhum? Yes. […]

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  • Portrait Jean-Luc Van den Heede

    Record holder of a round the world trip, the wrong way, on his monohull Adrien”, second in the “Route du Rhum”, race winner of the 60 foot world championship, Jean-luc Van Den Heede is an experienced and accomplished seaman who keeps his two feet on the ground. The meeting The broad shouldered gray bearded man […]

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  • Moonen 84: contemporary style

    The newest addition to the Moonen 84 series was unveiled by Moonen Shipyards to great acclaim at “boot Düsseldorf 2005” in January. With a comfortably familiar design by René van der Velden and in-house Moonen naval architecture, the new yacht is the fifth Moonen 84. But it is the first in the series to have […]

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